Following on from the successful state title events around the country, Sport Climbing Australia will be hosting the Oceania titles in Sydney June 17-19th. This is the first time in a number of years that an Oceania event has been held in Australia and we would love to see a big team of Victorians there representing us.
With Speed being held on the Friday afternoon and Lead on the Saturday and Sunday it is sure to be an action packed weekend at SICG Villawood.
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Climb Media is excited to be the live stream provider for the 2015 Australian Boulder Climbing Championships. If you can’t make it to the event in Ballarat on October 9-11 then be sure to jump online and check out the action. Keep an eye on the SCV & Climb Media websites and social media for the broadcast link.
Working with camera operators from Radest Productions, this will be the second ever live streamed climbing competition in Australia. We can’t wait to bring you the best bouldering action in this season culminating competition.
Climb Media is a niche business providing audio visual, photography, videography, installation services, and technical support across Australia. Climb Media works in partnership with a diversity of professionals and passionate people, combining different skill sets for projects including live broadcasts, film festivals, conferences, sporting and other events.
The business is owned and operated by Chris Hampton. Chris has worked in the the audio visual and entertainment industries for close to 10 years, with a Bachelor of Recording Arts and a Diploma in Technical Production. Chris has extensive and varied experience, including working on large international events such as the Doha Asian Games, and the Melbourne Commonwealth Games.
Contact Chris to discuss your event, big or small we can provide the staff, equipment and support that you need.
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Sport Climbing Victoria, in collaboration with Sport Climbing Australia, is pleased to announce that the 2015 Australian Boulder Climbing Championships will be held in Ballarat 9-11 October 2015.
With the support of the City of Ballarat, the Victorian Government and Ballarat Regional Tourism the event will host 200 competitors across 16 age and gender categories from around Australia and Internationally. Additionally, 600 support people and spectators will also travel to the event. This allows Ballarat to capitalise on its proximity to Australia’s premier climbing region in the Grampians and further enhance Ballarat’s rich sporting history.
A customised wall will be built in Ballarat for the event to ensure a world class competition. Sport Climbing Victoria President Will Hammersla says, “With our Australian athletes achieving such great success internationally, it will be an exceptionally exciting event to see them vying for their home title here in Victoria.” This wall will remain in Ballarat for the use of local climbers and future events such as this one. The wall will also be used for training camps for the Victorian and Australian climbing teams.
Ballarat Mayor Cr John Philips says: “The City of Ballarat is proud to support the sport climbing community and attract this international event to Ballarat. We look forward to an ongoing relationship with sport climbers of Victoria and Australia.”
Minister for Sport John Eren said he was pleased the Victorian Government could contribute to securing the event.
“The Victorian Government is proud to be providing $10,000 through the Significant Sporting Events Program to assist in securing this event for Ballarat.
We look forward to welcoming all competitors and accompanying friends and family to this historic region of Victoria.”
Sport Climbing Australia President Rob LeBreton says, “Sport Climbing featured in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China and has been short-listed for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Our sport is experiencing massive growth around the world and Ballarat is placing itself at the forefront of the development of Sport Climbing in Australia.”
SCV has the support of the City of Ballarat, Sport & Recreation Victoria, Ballarat Regional Tourism, WVCC and Grampians Tourism for this event.